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A rare example of a 105th madras light infantry helmet plate, comprising of a rich gilt eight pointed star, the topmost point displaced by a Victoria crown. Surmounted on the star is a gilt laurel wreath and to the centre is a coiled bugle horn nestling on sprays of laurel and palm. The centre of the horn has floral numerals “105” on a ground of black velvet
A scarce 1878 pattern, 108th Madras infantry regiment helmet plate. A gilt eight pointed Victoria crowned star surmounted by twin gilt laurel wreaths. To the centre there is a floriated ‘108’ on a lush deep red velvet ground all lying within a raised strap inscribed ‘Madras Infantry’. To the base of the outer wreath there is a scroll which is inscribed ‘Central India’
A silver rayed facetted star with a roped circlet to the centre, within the circlet are gilt numerals “XVI” lying on a bed of white enamel, all this surmounted by a fine gilt crown inlaid with lush crimson velvet. With the original two loops to the reverse, one retaining wire is absent. This is a truly magnificent example of this now very rare 16th Bedfordshire Regiment of Foot Regency Pattern Shako Plate.
A Superb and Extremely Rare Officers Example of a gilt domed circular plate with beaded edging, to the centre of the dome is the number 16 flanked to the left and right by laurel sprays, all this surmounted with a fine gilt crown. The reverse carries the two original loops. A truly magnificent example of this now extremely rare 16th Bedfordshire Regiment of Foot Regency Shako Plate.
A 17th Leicestershire Regiment Officers Belt Clasp. The clasp has matching benchmarks to both halves, the female outer circlet is inscribed with the regiments name “Leicestershire Regiment” the male side of the clasp has a fine seeded gilt centre mounted with a silver Victoria crown over a slender Royal Tiger with the number “17” below.
A fine die pressed 19th Lambeth Surrey rifle volunteers shako plate. The plate is of a blackened brass example of an eight pointed star with the topmost point displaced by a Victoria crown. The star is surmounted with a circlet which is inscribed “Surrey Rifle Volunteers” and to the centre is a strung bugle with Roman numerals “XIX” between the strings.
A fine and scarce 1st Fifeshire rifle volunteer corps helmet plate. A silvered example being of a Victoria crowned eight pointed star back plate mounted with a laurel wreath and strap inscribed “1st Fifeshire Rifle Volunteer Corps”.
A very fine and scarce die-stamped 1st Kings Royal Rifles Pouch Belt Plate, of a Maltese cross surmounted by a tablet and King’s crown, the tablet inscribed with “celer et audax” with lions in the voids standing on a circlet inscribed “1st C.B. Kings Royal Rifles” and with a strung bugle to the centre
A very fine and rare example of a 1st royal Lanark militia shako plate. Silver metal back plate featuring a Victoria crowned star bearing a title circlet “1st Royal Lanark Militia”, to the domed centre is a triple headed thistle spray. The bottom star point has been officially shortened for use on the 1861 shako.
A very rare example of a 1st royal Lanark militia shoulder belt plate, comprising of a rectangular Victoria crowned gilt back plate, this mounted with a facetted silver background and this in turn mounted with a crosshatched St Andrew’s cross. To the domed centre is a three flower headed thistle